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Answer: He had a cold, so took lunch on a tray in his Oval Study

Source: “Roosevelt was invited to join them, but declined. He had a cold, sinus congestion, and a headache. . . he remained upstairs [with Harry Hopkins] having lunch on a tray.” David Brinkley, “Washington Goes to War” (New York: Knopf, 1988), 86.

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